People look for precious stones in the mine dump piled by major ...
Jan 11th, 2010
(Reuters) - People look for precious stones in the mine dump piled by major mining companies at a jade mine in Pharkant township in Myanmar's Kachin state January 11, 2010. Being abundantly rich in mineral resources, Myanmar produced over 30 million kilos of jade during 2008-09 (April/March) fiscal, compared with over 20.23 million kilos a year ago, according to official data. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT IMAGES OF THE DAY) -
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